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Glasgow Community Shop Unveiled by TV Stars

posted: 29th Apr 2019

The community of Cranhill in Glasgow celebrated the opening of a new mini supermarket with the stars of popular Scottish sit-com Still Game

Jane McGarry and Paul Riley, the actors who played show favourites Isa and Winston, attended the shops official opening which was captured by the Evening Times.

The shop, on long term hire from Wernick Hire, aims to provide affordable and healthy produce for the local community.

It is hoped that the not-for-profit business, run by Cranhill Development Trust and supported by Cranhill Parish Church, will offer a more cost-effective way of shopping for those in the area.

There is also a push to be as environmentally friendly as possible, with shoppers encouraged to bring their own bottles and tubs for pasta, spices and cleaning products, while plastic bags are not bought in but instead donated. 

Those in charge also hope to sell produce from their own community garden, which is next door.

The 2 bay AVflex® building sits on the same site as a childrens nursery, also procured through Wernick Hire.  

Read more about secure, anti-vandal units - suitable for any application - on the Wernick website.